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recorder linda yee asked the questions instead. >> reporter: he's america's toughest sheriff. joe admits he courts controversy. >> welcome to san francisco. >> reporter: he got a dose of that when drag queens invaded his dinner party. the sheriff is in town for a convention. he hoped to reach out to eighth graders at a middle school who sent him letters. students wrote in spanish their disagreement with his fight against illegal immigrants and his tent prisons in the desert sun. >> they called may racist. i just wanted to meet with the kids and tell them the truth. >> reporter: he had to set the set the kids straight but the district canceled the meeting. the rep said she was too busy but denied there ever was a meeting. the sheriff defends arizona law that allows his deputies to check people's citizenship. >> so you don't speak english. you have no id. you can't tell where you're from or anything else. >> reporter: that would be the criteria? >> that's part of it. that's suspicion. it's lower than probable cause. and then we have a right to call immigration and check you out. >> reporter:
and you can easily load and unload these magazines. >> reporter: senator yee wants to go much further by adding yearly background checks on gun owners and mental health evallations, but limit the ammunition. >> look right now people are being reactionary about passing gun control laws, but they have no real impact. >> reporter: he is the chairman for the gun rights, but he does not believe that bans on assault weapons or other gun parts are the way to prevent violence. >> if we're serious about trying to make these things stop happening, then we have to notice that they always happen and what are gun-free zones. certainly we're not going to be able to get guns in schools, maybe with police officers, but my gosh, why can't we have tasers for administrators and teachers? >> reporter: a part of the reason why his bill failed last year is because some legislature said they didn't need it. and now that's because technically the attorney general could change it herself. but they believe she'll face a losing legal battle and the most effective way is to go through the state's legislature. in
spotted over the city of san francisco early yesterday morning. we sent linda yee out to dig on this. as it turns out, everyone seems to have a theory. >> it's up there, look at that. >> reporter: it was definitely something in the night sky. he took this video of seven lights and a line with the cell phone. >> it looks like flames, you know, the sky. >> he took these pictures as they hovered over him. >> it kind of looks like a fiery thing. >> that is strange. >> reporter: what did dance through the skies over the mission district? even scientists are not so sure. >> it's not a planet, it's not a constellation. it's not meteors or the moon. >> you're forming a triangle now, dude. >> reporter: the lights flickered on and off and took different shapes. >> so in the beginning they look like the flying candles. then afterwards they take a look at that formation. >> reporter: but it could be a plausible explanation. >> it looks to me like it could have been balloons carrying lights. i'm 100% sure that this was a ufo. >> reporter: it meant that you had a little christmas cheer? >> yes, ab
were found bound and gagged police aired five people. detectives tell cbs 5 reporter linda yee this case is something like out of a hollywood story. >> reporter: four women and one man were arrested in a case that even baffles police. >> you see this in the movies. it's certainly disturbing when you find a crime of this nature. >> reporter: sunday evening a man and woman found nearly dead. the two victims were tied up, gagged, beaten, one of them was shot and dumped here in this visitation valley neighborhood. investigators would not elaborate on motive. the male victim eventually died. an 18-year-old woman remains in the hospital with serious injuries. investigators tracked down the suspects to a home in hercules. >> there was a relationship between the victims and the suspects. i can't get into what those relationships are. >> reporter: one of the murder suspects is 32-year-old maelene lintz of san francisco, identified by her neighbor on her facebook page. lintz's neighbor is shocked. >> unexpected. unbelievable. i'm more than surprised she was arrested. she's not a violent
who we are and what that is all about. >> reporter: and that is not necessarily fiction. linda yee, cbs 5. >>> it rained a lot. but if you like to ski or just love snow, this is your kind of pattern. there's a winter storm warning for the sierra. 8 to 16 inches of additional snowfall above 3,000 feet. we're going to dry out now. we'll let you know when coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, the streaming video services fully restored now, after b >>> tonight netflix blames amazon for their christmas tree outage. they are fully restored now after being out for a good chunk of the day. they point the finger at the crowd infrastructure for the problem. amazon provides companies with the online storage and computing. it is separate from the company's shipping website. >>> the rain couldn't dampen the holiday spirit at the great american theme park for the second year that they separated their second global winter wonderland, featuring the chinese lantern. the eco-friendly show was powered by thousands of locals for the big lights. the show runs through the weekend after new years. >>> and paul
is on the way. a former big city police chief has been hired to help offer the city some solutions. linda yee on the man with coast to coast credibility. >> reporter: 127 homicides in oakland so far this year. some people are afraid to just go out. >> i work in east oakland and it's really scary going to work and coming out every day. >> reporter: the mayor and the police chief agree crime is out of control. >> we have to try something different. >> reporter: that comes in the form after $250,000 consultant to the police department. legendary lawman bill bratton. he's the former new york police commissioner and los angeles police chief who drastically reduced crime. >> if anyone can straighten out the terrible problems that oakland has with the police, he. >> reporter: former san jose police chief says bratton is known for being tough on crime and gangs and is a genius in getting the community to work with police. >> previous two working very hard from the outside left and say he didn't get the kind of support he needed to do the job. and i think this is a sign that they're willing to give so
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